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Jan 2, 2013 4:00am PST
the united states. and certain cities were really feeling the heat. preliminary data from the national weather service found that at least 30 major cities have broken or tied their previous record last year. they include dallas, houston, detroit, st. louis and chicago. >>> time, now, for the weather across the nation. light snow from the dakotas across the great lakes. showers and thunderstorms from southern texas to jacksonville, savannah and charleston. south carolina has the coldest morning in the northeast. >> new york and boston, doesn't even warm up to the freezing mark. mostly 20s from detroit to fargo. >> miami. >>> coming up, the richest of the rich. new names topping a list of the world's billionaires. >>> plus, apple's elves hard at work. signs of an all-new iphone after the start of the year. >>> and espn's hannah storm i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers a
Jan 17, 2013 4:00am PST
holding british, norwegian, french and japanese workers. >> the united states strongly condemns these kinds of terrorist acts. >> reporter: the militant group has been linked to a series of kidnappings of foreign nationals for ransom in north africa. they say the attack was in retaliation for the french-led invasion in the neighboring country of mali. the french are trying to stop an al qaeda-linked group from taking over that nation. u.s. officials believe the attack was too well-organized and orchestrated to have been planned since the french invasion. paula? john? >> now, we do know the leader has a bit of a track record. the leader of the group holding the hostages. what else do we know about him, tahman? >> reporter: well, we know this leader is ruthless. he runs an african organized crime network that reportedly has made tens of millions of dollars in ransom from kidnapping and smuggling. his nickname is mr. marlboro. one former captive describes him as very cold and very business-like and a man to be feared. >> all right. tahman bradley in washington. thank you. >>> to th
Jan 3, 2013 4:00am PST
gore, has just been sold to al-jazeera, the arab news channel, looking to expand here in the united states. the move could boost al-jazeera's reach from 5 million u.s. homes to 40 million. but time warner, which is the country's second-biggest cable company is dumping current tv because of that deal. >>> and there's a change in the rental car world. avis is buying zipcar for $500 million, looking to grow its business with new technology and younger customers. zipcar's smartphone apps help renters locate cars around cities and college campuses, instead of the traditional rental counter. and avis hopes to tap into that technology. >> all right. >>> and there will be something new at starbucks stores today, reusable plastic cups. the coffee giant, under public pressure to help cut down on trash, will be selling the cups for a buck and giving customers a 10 cent discount for every refill. so, the cup pays for itself after using it ten times. >> and they'll reportedly wash it for you. i'll pay 10 cents for that. >> not bad at all. good deal. >>> when we come back, have you seen these thi
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am PST
case unit looked at evidence trying to find out what happened to ten-year-old kevin collins who disappeared in 1984 at ten. the case attracted national attention. police did dig up some bones at the home yesterday but later said they do think they are possibly those of an animal. we spoke with his mother last night after we found out they are likely animal
Jan 8, 2013 4:00am PST
safety. united is the only u.s. airline flying the 787 so far. >>> apple, though, they're flying high. its app store has just hit 40 billion downloads. almost half of them were in the past year. and a record 2 billion just last month. those numbers do not include updates or redownloads. apple said it's paid $7 million to app developers. wow. >>> and chicken is taking flight at mcdonald's. the fast food company is expanding its tests of chicken wings to about 500 restaurants. but it's uncertain when or if mighty wings will go national. mcdonald's most successful menu items are those that can be eaten easily in a car. >> amen to that. >> like some good fries. >> exactly. they'd ruin your diet. you're dieting these days, you say. >> always. >>> when we come back this morning, a hard landing, smack between two houses. how a balloon ride turned from fun to fear in an instant. we'll show you the crash landing. >>> and alabama slammer. the crimson tide takes the fight right out of the irish. rolling to the national title. into our coffee at all. rr she would only get a splash of coffee in h
Jan 9, 2013 4:00am PST
flu patients have been admitted to intensive care units. special tents have gone up outside a hospital in allentown, pennsylvania, to treat flu symptoms. >> having trouble breathing is a clean sign you need to seek medical attention. >> reporter: the old and young seem to be most at risk. a dallas 6-year-old may be the latest. her grandparents say her symptoms were so bad, they took her to an e.r. where they waited hours for a doctor. >> they checked her ears. vitals were all good. told me what to do and make sure she got a lot of fluid. >> reporter: she was discharged. and hours later, she was dead. hospital administrators insist proper procedures were followed. doctors are telling everyone, it's not too late to get a flu shot. but in some areas, including this oklahoma drugstore, demand is up and supplies are running out. larry jacobs, abc news, new york. >>> washington's national cathedral will soon begin performing same-sex marriage ceremonies. the 106-year-old church will become one of the nation's first episcopal congregations to implement marriage equality. the cathedral dean sa
Jan 10, 2013 4:00am PST
supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral. see why millions of people have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. don't wait. call now. >>> welcome back, everybody. well, aig has had some second thoughts about suing the federal government over the bailout that saved the company. the insurance giant has decided not to join a lawsuit that claims shareholders were hurt because aig got too little taxpayer money in the deal. aig, of course, was rescued with $182 billion taxpayer, in 2008. and has paid all of that back plus an extra $23 billion in profits for the american public. >>> new consumer protections are on the way to make sure homeowners can really a
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
. united airlines, which operates six dreamliners, says it has no plans to ground the plane. >>> and news for anyone hoping to save a few bucks on an iphone. apple is apparently knocking down reports it's planning a cheaper version of an iphone. an apple executive is quoted as saying, the company will not sell a less expensive version just for the sake of growing market share. meanwhile, walmart's big sale of iphone 5s for $127 ends tomorrow, replaced by a walmart-only no-contract version. >> that's not a bad price. >> that's a good deal. >> that's a great price. i get it. all right. >>> when we come back, a wake-up call about ambien. new warnings about too many people taking too much of the popular sleep drug. >>> and vaccine alert. as the severe flu season spikes, supplies of the vaccine to prevent it are dwindling. fort benning, georgia, in 1999. [ male announcer ] usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation because it offers a superior level of protection and because usaa's commitment to serve the military, veterans, and their families is without equal. begi
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am EST
a patrol unit for 17 years in the city of baltimore. when i first started experiencing the pain, it's hard to describe because you have a numbness but yet you have the pain like thousands of needles sticking in your foot. it was progressively getting worse, and at that point, i knew i had to do something. when i went back to my health care professional, that's when she suggested the lyrica. once i started taking the lyrica, the pain started subsiding. [ male announcer ] it's known that diabetes damages nerves. lyrica is fda approved to treat diabetic nerve pain. lyrica is not for everyone. it may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right away if you have these, new or worsening depression, or unusual changes in mood or behavior. or swelling, trouble breathing, rash, hives, blisters, changes in eye sight including blurry vision, muscle pain with fever, tired feeling, or skin sores from diabetes. common side effects are dizziness, sleepiness, weight gain, and swelling of hands, legs, and feet. don't drink alcohol while taking lyrica. don't drive
Jan 24, 2013 4:00am EST
at the pentagon. female service members will now be allowed at the front lines and in elite combat units. >>> for yet another day, millions of people are bundling up in the extreme cold. the sub-zero and single-digit lows are expected to hover over the midwest and northeast throughout the weekend. >>> quick look at weather. rain from l.a. to seattle. slate and snow in the northern rockies. also some snow around the great lakes. but just a dusting from southern ohio down to the state of virginia. >>> and finally today, beyonce still hasn't said whether she was lip-syncing the national anthem. >> silence can be deafening. but the controversy got us thinking about the people who would have been better off if they had faked it. here's abc's dan harris. ♪ say, can you see >> reporter: what's everybody talking about after president obama's big day? beyonce. she's still not saying whether she lip-synced the national anthem. ♪ brave >> reporter: but what we do know for sure is that there are others who absolutely should have. here, now, are scientifically compiled via google search, top-six
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am EST
. zyrtec-d®. at the pharmacy counter. >>> updating the top stories. the united states says it is prepared to meet any challenge from north korea, a day after it threatened to target america with a missile attack. >>> john kerry is gaining support in the wake of his questioning at a senate hearing. he's expected to be confirmed as secretary of state next week. >>> and today, schools nationwide are being told by the obama administration that they must give disabled students equal access to extracurricular sports. not complying schools could lose federal funding. >>> looking at today's weather. bitter cold with a few inches of snow in the northeast, ohio valley and great lakes. icing from atlanta to nashville. rain in the southwest. rain and mountain snow in the pacific northwest. >>> and finally, a late-night laugh-a-thon a decade in the making. for then years, jimmy kimmel has been closing the show with apologies to matt damon, there never being time to have damon on. >> last night, matt damon got his revenge. >> welcome to tonight's episode of jimmy kimmel sucks. i'm your host, matt damon
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